disability confident employer

Top tips – to becoming a disability confident employer

Whether or not you have much experience of employing disabled people, sometimes all you need is a little no-nonsense advice to help you take that first step in building your disability confidence. And, the good news is that just a few simple changes can make a big difference. Not only will your business benefit from […] Read More

Supporting you to put your ability first!

Did you know that Remploy can offer you a wide range of products and services to help you find or remain in employment? We can help you if you have a disability or health condition, if you’re leaving education, or the armed forces. Our services include supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health. We […] Read More

top tips to help get your disability etiquette right

Top tips – get your disability etiquette right

Around 19 per cent of the population have a disability. Many of these will be unseen disabilities, such as epilepsy and mental health conditions. This means that you might not realise that someone is disabled. The way you speak about disabilities – your disability etiquette – demonstrates your, and your organisation’s values. Your language and […] Read More

Top tips on handling rejection

Like it or not, rejection is a fact of life, especially when it comes to your job search. No matter how skilled and experienced you are, rejection is often inevitable. But there is an upside. The trick is to learn how to handle rejection, maintain a positive attitude and use that rejection to your advantage […] Read More

top tips on how to succeed at interview

Top tips on how to succeed at interviews

Interviews are all about showing how your skills and experience meet the needs of the job, and how you would fit in with the company’s values. It’s also a chance for you to question the interviewers to see how the job and company might suit you. As you’ve been invited for interview the employer is […] Read More

Employing people with learning disabilities

Learning Disability Awareness Week runs from 19-24 June 2017. Remploy’s Disability Ambassador Tony Collins wants more employers to take on people with learning disabilities, and we’re here to support! With employment rates for disabled people depressingly low at just 6%, Remploy’s mission is to help employers realise the benefits of employing a more diverse workforce. […] Read More

What not to say to a deaf person

Things not to say to a deaf person

“You don’t look deaf” “Can you hear me now?” “It doesn’t matter” These are just some of the things deaf people hear on a regular basis. From presuming their lack of hearing means they cannot speak, to receiving an instant apology when people have dared to say “Are you listening?”… There are certain things that […] Read More

Deaf Awareness Week 15 - 21 May 2017

Bobby learns to communicate with deaf people

I’m proud to be able to communicate with deaf people in their own language In support of deaf awareness week, I wanted to share my passion for British Sign Language (BSL). I work as an advisor in Scotland and I am one of Remploy’s six disability ambassadors’. It was when I first started working at […] Read More

Epilepsy affects around 600,000 people in the UK

How much do you know about epilepsy?

This week is National Epilepsy Week (14 – 20 May). Supported by Epilepsy Action, the week aims to raise awareness about epilepsy and gather support for people with epilepsy. Did you know… epilepsy is the one of the most common serious neurological conditions in the world and affects around 600,000 people in the UK, that’s […] Read More